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Reddish Light Arches
Apamea sublustris (Esper, 1788)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2323 / 73.164
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Grimes Graves 28/6/14

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Light Arches
Apamea lithoxylaea
Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Very similar to Light Arches but generally darker.
Grassland on chalky and limestone soils.
Recorded in Breckland.

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/06/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
13/06/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
13/06/2020228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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